The cheapest times to fly from TPA to DAY are

  • May 28th to June 24th (except the week of June 11th)
  • August 13th to December 16th (except the weeks of November 19th and November 26th)
  • December 24th to February 4th (except the week of January 1st)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from TPA to DAY is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $814 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $231 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Dayton

Flying from Tampa, FL (TPA) to Dayton, OH (DAY) will usually cost between $234 to $408 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $241. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $427. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $185 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $303 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TPA to DAY flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the TPA to DAY route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

TPA to DAY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TPA to DAY flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Tampa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.23, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $82 (23%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $268. Return trip prices are from the DAY to TPA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from TPA to DAY can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 28 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from TPA to DAY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) in Cincinnati, OH

  • 64 miles (103 km) away from DAY
  • Usually 32.84% less expensive than DAY
  • Nonstop flights available

See TPA to CVG flights

Destination alternative #2: Louisville International-Standiford Field Airport (SDF) in Louisville, KY

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from DAY
  • Usually 21.95% less expensive than DAY
  • Nonstop flights available

See TPA to SDF flights

Destination alternative #3: Toledo Express Airport (TOL) in Toledo, OH

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from DAY
  • Usually 17.16% less expensive than DAY
  • 1-layover flights available

See TPA to TOL flights

Destination alternative #4: Indianapolis International Airport (IND) in Indianapolis, IN

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from DAY
  • Usually 13.86% less expensive than DAY
  • Nonstop flights available

See TPA to IND flights

Destination alternative #5: Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) in Fort Wayne, IN

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from DAY
  • Usually 11.39% less expensive than DAY
  • 1-layover flights available

See TPA to FWA flights

Destination alternative #6: John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) in Columbus, OH

  • 71 miles (114 km) away from DAY
  • Usually 9.90% less expensive than DAY
  • Nonstop flights available

See TPA to CMH flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from TPA to DAY? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from James M Cox/Dayton International Airport to Tampa International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 829 miles or 1334 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from TPA to DAY?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TPA to DAY flight is about 2 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Tampa, FL and Dayton, OH?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 52 available flights from TPA to DAY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeTPA
Origination airport nameTampa International Airport
CityTampa, FL
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeDAY
Destination airport nameJames M Cox/Dayton International Airport
CityDayton, OH
Countrythe United States


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